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There’s nothing like a good ole Facebook Memory, eh? This morning, while logging into the ‘Book, I was reminded of a discussion I started on November 29, 2017 (a year ago), spurred by an episode of This Is US about which historically black college or university (HBCU) was the most well-known. Here’s an excerpt…

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A.J. Andrews, Black Women, Morgan State University, Nneka Ogwumike, No Ceilings, WNBA -

For decades, black female athletes have faced criticism, inequality, lack of support and unrealistic societal expectations. Although there has been progress, it hasn’t been enough. “Just because it’s better doesn’t mean it’s fair,” said professional softball player AJ Andrews. “A lot of times they say, ‘You have this. It’s fine.’ ” She noted how unusual […]

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Black History, Distance Running, Marathons, Marilyn Bevans, Morgan State University, New York City Marathon, Track And Field, Women's Sports -

NEW YORK CITY — It’s a bright fall October day. A bike whisks by, leading a group of runners on a marathon course. Its rider is playing Chaka Khan’s “I Know You, I Live You,” the perfect soundtrack for a radiant afternoon in Tribeca. The unmistakable energy that fills the five boroughs every autumn can’t […]

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Battle of Baltimore, HBCU Football, Morgan State University, Towson State University -

Everyone loves a good college sports rivalry. Bragging rights, reputations and trophies are on the line. At historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), rivalries between Howard and Hampton or Coppin State and Morgan State are legendary. But have you heard about the Battle of Greater Baltimore? It pits Morgan against Towson University, a team not […]

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Claflin College, Dilliard University, HBCU Education, Human Rights Campaign, Morgan State University, Transgender, Virginia State University -

“We are more diverse than we are similar. We are more layered than we are one thing.” The statement from Jodie Patterson, the mother of transgender boy Penelope, resonated throughout the first-floor conference room of the Human Rights Campaign building in Washington, D.C. Her words at the Leadership Summit on LGBTQ Inclusion for University Presidents […]

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Black Female Athletes, Morgan State University, No Ceilings -

When black women take to the tracks, fields and courts, they are not facing just their opponents. They are also battling stereotypes and the weight of racial history, according to a new study by the Morgan State University School of Global Journalism & Communication. The study, “Beating Opponents, Battling Belittlement: How African-American Female Athletes Use […]

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1996 Olympics, Morgan State University, No Ceilings, Olympics, Track And Field -

Rochelle Stevens won a silver medal in the 4×400-meter relay at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and a gold in the same event in Atlanta in 1996. In this video interview produced by the Morgan State University School of Global Journalism and Communication, she discusses her experience competing for Morgan State and why it was important […]

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BE Smart HBCU Summit, Black Enterprise, HBCU Education, Morgan State Bears, Morgan State University -

The old saying goes: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. But according to Ronald C. Parker, president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council, the opposite is true in the private sector. If something ain’t broke, managers, leaders and bosses are going out of their way to not only break it, but also to […]

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Historically Black colleges and universities students in Maryland claim their universities are treated like they […]

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An Undefeated Conversation, HBCU, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Morgan State University -

Katia Jordan sat in the auditorium of Morgan State University’s Student Center and watched with excitement as a panel composed of people whom she could identify with talked, laughed and explored the intersections of gender, race, religion and sports. The Undefeated and Morgan State teamed up for a discussion about negative images of black female […]

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Alexander Kinyua, Baltimore, Cannibal Attack, Cannibalism, Clinton Coleman, Joshua Cesar, Kenyan Cannibalism, Morgan State, Morgan State University, News, Zombie, zombie attacks -

BALTIMORE (AP) - A Kenyan cannibalism suspect faces a more serious charge of attempted murder in a different attack at a Baltimore university dorm...

The post Cannibalism suspect charged with attempted murder in previous attack appeared first on theGrio.

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Alexander Kinyua, Cannibalism, Kenya, Kenyan Cannibalism, Maryland, Morgan State University, News, Zombie -

What may have led Morgan State University student, Alexander Kinyua, to admittedly dismember his roommate and eat some of his body parts?...

The post Baltimore's Kenyan American community blasts cannibalism connection appeared first on theGrio.

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